Bug 55277 - cdrom is not a 'valid block device' after upgrade
Summary: cdrom is not a 'valid block device' after upgrade
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mount   
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Version: 7.2
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
QA Contact: Brian Brock
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Reported: 2001-10-29 05:05 UTC by Michael J. Brenegan, BMET
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-10-29 05:05:11 UTC
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Description Michael J. Brenegan, BMET 2001-10-29 05:05:06 UTC
Description of Problem:  After upgrade of 7.1 to 7.2, cdrom no longer 
automounts, and can't be manually mounted, because attempts to do so get 
the message that it's not a valid block device.  The floppy can be 
mounted, and /etc/fstab entry for /dev/cdrom is the same as it was under 

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How Reproducible:
Insert cdrom

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Insert CD
2. Try to mount.

Actual Results:
will not mount.

Expected Results:
cdrom automounts upon insertion.

Additional Information:

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2001-10-29 19:40:48 UTC
Run 'depmod -ae' ; that should solve it. This will be fixed in the next
installer release.

Comment 2 Daniel Alexander 2002-06-17 18:22:53 UTC
I've got the same problem after doing a fresh install of 7.2, but running 
depmod -ae didn't fix it...

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